ANTIQUE Vintage San Francisco Wooden Firemen Fire Fighter Truck Extension Ladder For Sale
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ANTIQUE Vintage San Francisco Wooden Firemen Fire Fighter Truck Extension Ladder:
...Offered here is a rare opportunity for an ANTIQUE circa 1930s/40s Wood Firemans Fire Engine Extension Ladder...Beautifully made and a HUGE near 30 feet long when extended...This ladder was made by the Los Angeles Ladder Company ( See Brass Tag in Photos) which along with Seagrave were one of the pioneers in Fire Fighting equipment in the late 19th and early 20th century...Made of Douglas Fir and Hickory these ladders are extremely durable and very expensive...Many California Fire Departments still use wooden ladders today including San Francisco and Los Angeles...This ladder is very solid and has the cast and nickel plated steel parts in good condition and the brass manufacturer tag...Rope to extend the ladder is also in good condition...This ladder was used in San Francisco until the SFFD actually open their own carpenter shop to build their own ladders...These superbly engineered ladders are very expensive (around $100 per foot) and now are only made by a couple builders worldwide including Alaco in L.A...Overall this is an excellent example that would be great on an antique fire engine , in a fire fighting collection , or just to display...I CAN SHIP THIS VIA FORWARD AIR SAFELY AND REASONABLY TO THE U.S. and MOST OF CANADA...OTHER INTERNATIONAL buyers PLEASE EMAIL FOR A SHIPPING QUOTE...Buyer Pays Shipping.THE CALCULATOR IS ONLY AN ESTIMATE ON THIS ITEM...AS AN EXAMPLE I CAN SHIP THIS FROM CALIFORNIA TO NEW YORK FOR APPROXIMATELY $175 Via FORWARD AIR (Air in name only)
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